On July 20, 2010, chart-topping, award-winning smooth jazz star, Mason & Hamlin Artist Brian Culbertson,released the twelfth album of his multi-faceted career. Called XII (GRP Records) it commemorates his twelfth release with 12 new songs that continue to reflect his broad-ranging musicality and mastery of intimate moods. The CD’s first release is the fabulous love ballad “Skies Wide Open”, featuring R&B singing star Avant. The two musicians (shown above) appear in the song's music video, which can be viewed here.
The album's first hit, "It's Time" can be seen on YouTube now.
Brian is shown playing a Mason & Hamlin Model BB in the new videos and he recorded the whole CD using it.
Other tracks on the CD are “I Wanna Love You” (featuring Ray Parker Jr.), “Another Love” (featuring Kenny Lattimore), “Out On the Floor” (featuring Brian McKnight), “Don’t U Know Me By Now” (featuring Faith Evans), “That’s Life” (featuring Earl Klugh, who co-wrote it along with Parker and Culbertson), “I Don’t Know” (featuring Natalie Stewart), and an all-out Go-Go party jam titled “Feelin’ It” (featuring Chuck Brown).
More information about Brian and the new CD can be found on his website.